innovation book in the grass for summer innovation reading list

The innovation manager’s summer reading list

August 2, 2019

Selected Books

August is often that month when you finally have time to pick up a book. If you need inspiration, we’ve gathered the latest reads for innovation managers. From hiring tips to scaling innovation, Big Tech concerns to the power of crazy ideas, these books are bound to provide plenty of food for thought this summer.

International Conference on SΜΕs, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

July 29, 2019

Events

The 16th Annual International Conference on SΜΕs, Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Management – Marketing – Economic – Social Aspects brings together academics and researchers of all areas of Business, Economics, Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, MIS and Law, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Technology and Industrial Dynamic. It is organised by the Center for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (CSME), in Athens this […]

Middle-income city with innovation connections

Global innovation: the rise of middle-income countries

July 23, 2019

Latest Reports

While high-income countries still lead the way when it comes to innovation, there has been something of a shift in the global innovation landscape, with middle-income economies climbing up the ranks, according to the Global Innovation Index 2019.

IET 2019

July 16, 2019

Events

IET 2019, the World Conference on Innovation, Engineering and Technology, lands in Seoul (South Korea) between July 16th-18th. As well as its aim to build an international platform for experts to share and discuss their latest research, ideas, technology and survey reports, the conference is also calling the academics to submit abstracts and full papers […]

ISPIM Innovation Conference

June 16, 2019

Events

The annual ISPIM Innovation Conference takes place in Florence in June, with the theme “Celebrating Innovation: 500 Years since Da Vinci”. The 30th conference. which will attract around 550 innovation professionals from academia, industry, consulting and the public sector from around 50 countries worldwide, will discuss the role of innovation in solving global challenges and feature keynote presentations, […]

Man using big data for innovation in companies

How the world’s leading brands are using big data  

June 12, 2019

Innovation Factory

Terms like big data are often associated to applications related to fields like banking, healthcare manufacturing. But as organisations are coming to realise – and if not, they should be –, big data analytics is an important investment across all industries, and some of the world’s largest corporations are leading the way.

London Tech Week

June 10, 2019

Events

Described as the place where creativity, talent and innovation come together, the London Tech Week returns in June after the most successful event to date in 2018, in which over 55,000 attendees enjoyed hundreds of crowd-sourced events across the city. The event connects international communities to address how access to tech can have a positive […]

The bridge of San Francisco, leader in innovation and talent concentration

Innovation and talent concentration linked to economic (and real estate) success

June 6, 2019

Latest Reports

Cities that combine strong innovation capabilities and talent concentration outperform in economic terms, but also attract higher real estate capital, says the latest report from real estate firm JLL.

Gartner Tech Growth & Innovation Conference

June 3, 2019

Events

Over three days in June, from the 3rd to the 5th, San Diego (USA) is the hosting city of the Gartner Tech Growth & Innovation Conference, an event that provides a detailed roadmap to achieve product and market success. Technology disruption and market opportunity, effective positioning and branding, new business models, winning strategies and product design […]

Man studying in an innovation intrapreneurship programme at Imperial College Business School

London school inspires intrapreneurship with this programme

May 29, 2019

Innovation starters

Aimed at industry managers looking to innovate successfully within their organisation, the Imperial College Business School has developed a hands-on programme entitled From Idea to Innovation: Inspiring Intrapreneurship.